World Trade Organization arbitrators concluded on Wednesday that the US was out of line in requiring that products from Hong Kong be labeled as “Made in China”, a response by Washington to Beijing’s reaction to the Hong Kong protests of 2019. File photo: AP
World Trade Organization arbitrators concluded on Wednesday that the US was out of line in requiring that products from Hong Kong be labeled as “Made in China”, a response by Washington to Beijing’s reaction to the Hong Kong protests of 2019. File photo: AP
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Double whammy for US shows worth of global trade body

  • Country that shouts loudest about sanctity of rules refuses to recognise WTO decisions over labelled goods from Hong Kong and aluminium from mainland China

World Trade Organization arbitrators concluded on Wednesday that the US was out of line in requiring that products from Hong Kong be labeled as “Made in China”, a response by Washington to Beijing’s reaction to the Hong Kong protests of 2019. File photo: AP
World Trade Organization arbitrators concluded on Wednesday that the US was out of line in requiring that products from Hong Kong be labeled as “Made in China”, a response by Washington to Beijing’s reaction to the Hong Kong protests of 2019. File photo: AP
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